Accident Rockwell S-2R-T331 Turbo Thrush ZS-LTM,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 272422
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Date:Sunday 3 February 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic SS2T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Rockwell S-2R-T331 Turbo Thrush
Registration: ZS-LTM
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage:
Location:Mazabuka Aerodrome, Southern Province -   Zambia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Mazabuka Aerodrome ( Zambia)
Destination airport:Mazabuka Aerodrome ( Zambia)
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot was scheduled to conduct a crop-spraying detail. Whilst performing a take-off roll from Mazabuka Aerodrome in Zambia, he experienced an engine failure. The aircraft veered to the right, departed the runway and collided with an anthill on the side of the runway. The pilot sustained no injuries. The aircraft sustained damage to the propeller, engine chemical spray pump and gate box. The last Mandatory Periodic Inspection (MPI) prior to the accident was certified on 20 August 2001, at 2 484.1 airframe hours. According to available records, the Aircraft Maintenance Organisation (AMO) that certified the last MPI on the aircraft prior to the accident had been in possession of a valid AMO Approval ' No. 149. For notification purposes, as no official accident report was obtained from the State of Occurrence following the event. Probable Cause To be determined by the State of Occurrence as stipulated in ICAO document, annexure 13, chapter 5, paragraph 5.1. (The State of Occurrence shall institute an investigation into the circumstances of the accident and be responsible for the conduct of the investigation).

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Crash Report, South African CAA

Revision history:

13-Apr-2022 16:42 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Country]
13-Apr-2022 17:14 Ron Averes Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source]
13-Apr-2022 17:19 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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